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ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
query - inquiry; question; V.
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
impeccable - faultless
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing